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Natural disasters and development

in a globalizing world

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Published by Routledge in New Fetter Lane, London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Economic development.,
  • Natural disasters.,
  • Globalization.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. ).

    Statementedited by Mark Pelling.
    ContributionsPelling, Mark, 1967-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD75 .N396 2003
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3555616M
    ISBN 100415279585, 0415279577
    LC Control Number2002011567

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